Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York

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Best Friends Animal Society Opens First Pet Adoption Center in New York! We are so excited to be “spreading the news”!! The SoHo Center will Raise Awareness for the Nearly 5,500 Dogs and Cats Killed Every Day in U.S. Shelters.

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Happy National Shelter Pet Adoption Day!

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We want to wish you a very HAPPY national shelter pet adoption day by introducing “Happy” the Cat and “Happy” the Dog!

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On Veganism and Adoption

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I've been under the radar for a bit, anxiously awaiting the adoption finalization of Baby Sky. But now that she's officially ours, I feel like I can write about a topic that means a lot to me without the fear that my words might somehow jeopardize the adoption.

Adoptable: Molly and Coco

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Adoptable: Molly and Coco originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on November 3, 2009. Tags: adoptable animal rescue Meet Molly the Lurcher and Coco the Labrador, two fine ladies who are 10 and 8 years old.

National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month

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October is National Adopt a Shelter Dog Month. There are so many wonderful dogs waiting to find forever homes, now is a great time to adopt!

Dog Adoption kits from Chickabug

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If you are getting ready to adopt a furry friend, or you know someone who is, you just have to see these adorable printables from Chickabug! If you are looking for inspiration on how to use it, just check out this amazing puppy adoption party !

Why Adopt a Senior Dog?

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ASPCA | Why Adopt a Senior Dog? Please visit and read some great reasons to adopt a senior dog! There are so many amazing senior pets who would love a forever home to live out there remaining years in. If you have room in your heart and home, please consider all ages of animals

ASPCA Joplin Adopt a Thon

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The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) and Joplin Humane Society successfully found permanent homes for 745 pets during its weekend adopt-a-thon event on June 25 and 26. to adopt hundreds of animals in the aftermath of last month’s devastating tornado.

Adopt a Turkey Next Month

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Farm Sanctuary has a cool "Adopt-a-Turkey" project. I definitely want to do this. turkeys farm animal welfare farm sanctuary thanksgiving turkey massacre

Pet Adoption Tips from Adopt-A-Pet.com

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Common Questions About Pet Adoption. Q: Although there are literally millions of pets in shelters, pounds and other ‘temporary housing’, many pet-owners-to-be don’t think about pet adoption when they’re looking for their new four-legged friend. With Adopt-a-Pet.com and without even leaving their home, people can search all their local pets and see pictures and descriptions of the animals. Never adopt a pet on a whim or because you feel it’s love-at-first-sight.

Petfinder.com Adopt the Internet Day 2011

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March 15th is “Adopt the Internet Day&# ! In honor of Petfinder.com’s 15th birthday , they want everyone to spread the word about pet adoption on March 15, 2011. Take the pledge that you will tell one person about pet adoption on March 15.

Pet Supplies Plus Hosts National Adopt-a-Pet Weekend

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Pet Supplies Plus is teaming up with local animal shelters to host a monumental Adopt-a-Pet Weekend on October 19-20. Coinciding with National Pet Adoption Month and its annual October Donation Drive, the goal of Adopt-a-Pet Weekend is to place countless deserving pets with forever homes.

Guest Post: Dog Adoption

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First Days After Dog Adoption. OK, I ‘m ready for adoption. Shelters’ staff and volunteers, despite their best intentions, are unable to sufficiently take care of each pet; nevertheless you can always count on their advice regarding the health and behavior of the dog that you would like to adopt. An important advantage of adopting a dog from a shelter is that you can be sure he was checked for any medical ailments and given all the proper vaccinations.

Guest post: Dog Adoption

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If you’re going to adopt a shelter dog, it’s important that you do your homework beforehand, so you choose the right dog for your family. There really is no hurry, and it’s important that everyone is happy with the dog you adopt. By adopting a shelter dog, you’re giving him a wonderful home, and giving him the opportunity to become someone’s best friend. Guest post: Dog Adoption originally appeared on 4 The Love of Animals on February 2, 2010.

Petside's Pet 'Net Adoption Event

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Petside is having a Pet adoption event. You can check it out here with a list of participating sites

Adopt Me Because I Need You

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Many factors can make a pet seem “less adoptable&# , from special needs, to age, and even just the color of their fur! 17-25, 2011, as “Adopt-A-Less-Adoptable-Pet Week.&#. You can check them out in the gallery , and even use the pet-search tool to find a special pet for adoption near you. To help find homes for these special pets Petfinder has designated Sept.

Adopt-a-Pet.com Guest Post

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The following is a guest post from the amazing animal lovers of Adopt-a-Pet.com. Adopt-a-Pet.com is the world’s largest non-profit pet adoption website. Sadly there are 4 million healthy adoptable companion animals killed in shelters each year due to overcrowding. Our website makes it easy for anyone with an internet connection to find profiles and pictures of adoptable animals by location, breed, gender, age, size, and color.

On Discounts on Adoptions

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Here's a Gray Matter for you (or maybe not): A humane society near me is doing a cat- and dog-adoption promotion this month. You can adopt a dog for $75 rather than $100, and if you adopt a cat for $50 you can get a second one for half the price. With record numbers of animals being abandoned due to foreclosures and the economy, and let's face it, adopting a dog or cats isn't going to save you any money, do you think it is irresponsible to offer discounts?

Pet Foster Care Helps To Smooth Adoption Process

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Often times, animals in this situation have been victims of abuse, and their trauma may cause them to exhibit traits that make them less likely to be adopted. If you love pets but are unable to adopt a pet, consider the option of becoming a foster parent for a needy pet.

Weekend Adopt-a-thon for Joplin Tornado Pets

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ASPCA , Joplin Humane Society to Host Weekend Adopt-a-thon for Joplin Tornado Pets. Nearly 600 cats and dogs looking for permanent homes during major pet adoption event June 25 – 26. WHAT : The Joplin Humane Society and the ASPCA® (American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) are hosting a major adoption event on June 25 and 26 for nearly 600 animals who need permanent homes after being displaced by the May 22 tornado that tore through Joplin.

4 Things to Consider Before Adopting a Dog

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Choosing to adopt a dog rather than get one at the pet store (or what some like to refer to as “puppy mill”) is a beautiful thing—essentially you are saving a poor pup from euthanasia and you’re providing a an animal with a good home. But adopting a pet is a huge responsibility and is very similar to adopting a child. First and foremost, you need to make sure that your living space is appropriate size for the type of dog you are considering adopting.

5 Vital Questions When Adopting A Rescue Dog

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With the growing awareness of pet overpopulation more and more families are choosing to adopt a shelter dog and save a life. When adopting a rescue there are added considerations on selecting the right dog for your lifestyle. The shelter staff will do a behavior assessment to determine a dog’s adoptability soon after arriving at the shelter. The decision to add a canine companion to your family is certainly a big one.

The Shelter Pet Project

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The campaign has one unified goal, to increase pet adoption. The Shelter Pet Project has an awesome website with some great pet adoption resources, and also some really fun and cute things like Pet Personals and an Adopt-A-Gram to help spread the word about this project.

Petition Drive Launched Asking Obama to Adopt Shelter Dog

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You can sign it here.

Adopt a Chimp

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Happy Holidays from Iams – View and Share to Help Feed Homeless Pets!

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Every Like, Share and View means another meal donation for homeless pets in the Iams shelter network, so please watch! Plus, it’s pretty cute (there were some parts in the middle that made me laugh out loud).

Farm Sanctuary needs help.

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With much love and care these calves are now thriving, however, they are in desperate need of potential adopters for these sweet boys. Farm Sanctuary operates the country’s largest farm animal rescue and adoption network. Tags: adoptable people helping animals rescues

Iams Home 4 the Holidays Special Event

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For each heartwarming adoption story shared in this comment thread Iams will donate 10 meals to shelter pets! Just share your adoption stories and you will be helping animals that are waiting for their forever homes.

10,000 Tennis Balls to help shelter pets!

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Shelter Animals for Adoption Awareness. What: On Friday, November 16th, just over 10,000 tennis balls will be released to the dogs and cats patiently waiting in the facilities to be adopted. 10,000 Tennis Balls to be Released to New York City.

The Sanctuary for Senior Dogs

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so even if the dog is too ill or too poorly socialized to be adopted into a loving home, that dog stays with an experienced Sanctuary foster caregiver for life. Tags: rescue spotlight rescues animal adoption animal rescue dogs rescue senior dogs

“New York’s Kindest” includes Rock & Rawhide!

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The campaign encourages New Yorkers to support their city shelter by adopting, volunteering and donating to make a difference in the lives of shelter animals. To mark the launch of the campaign, AC&C is offering a “Be one of New York’s Kindest” adoption special.

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Petfinder turns 20! #MetOnPetfinder

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One of our favorite websites, Petfinder has helped facilitate more than 25 million pet adoptions through its shelter and rescue member organizations. This post is sponsored by Purina. As always, our thoughts are our own. Happy 20th anniversary Petfinder!

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Dog Wants a Kitty

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Founded by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), the PAL campaign is designed to demonstrate the joys and benefits of responsible pet ownership and encourage increased animal adoption.

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#LightForPets Remember Me Thursday

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By uniting animal lovers across the world on one very special day, we can help raise awareness about animal adoption, and hopefully save the lives of more pets. ADOPT A PET! Always adopt. This Thursday, you can be a light for pets waiting in shelters.

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American Authors – Best Day Of My Life (Dog Version)

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It shares the adopt/rescue message! This has to be the best music video ever. Not only a great song, there is an adorable bulldog in it, and the best part?

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Feeling stressed? Try a little #KittenTherapy!

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free pet adoptions to helping cat lovers find the litter solution that works for their home. This video is sure to make your day! What happens when you take some stressed out humans and offer them a bit of relaxing therapy? A surprise that is full of adorableness, that’s what!

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Animal History Museum Senior Pets Contest

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Have a great story to tell about adopting a senior pet? Share it with the Animal History Museum and you could be featured in one of their upcoming exhibits. Enter their Facebook contest today!

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Blog the Change

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Not only do they try to find these pets forever homes, but they provide loving care for those who aren’t adoptable. Click to find out more about how to adopt from Best Friends.

Etched In My Heart

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Another thing we love about Etched In My Heart is that they donate part of their proceeds to The PetSave Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Bona Tucker in June 2000 as a rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption resource for domestic rabbits, cats and dogs.

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